The Construction of Railways?

Answer Railroad construction has a long history in the United States dating back to the 1700s. The railway remains a main mode of transportation in the 21st century and a source of employment for many Ame... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Construction of Railways

How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

How to Use the Indian Railways As Transport?

Planning on traveling to India? If so, you are extremely likely to end up travelling by train if you weren't planning on doing so already. And why not? The trains are a fabulous way to get around a... Read More »

Why do american railways have no buffers?

It's not just American railways, it's becoming more common worldwide. It's down to the coupling system. If you use the old hook and adjustable link type of coupling, then you need something to st... Read More »

Can anyone tell how Railways function in Europe?

The European Railway Agency administers cross border services, coordinating timetables etc. Some cross border services are operated by the railway systems of both countries, some by just one. There... Read More »